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Noun
/ˈhousˌ(h)ōld/,
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households, plural;
  1. A house and its occupants regarded as a unit
    • - the whole household was asleep
    • - ten percent of households had a television
  2. The affairs related to keeping a house
    • - it is mostly women who are responsible for running households
    • - household appliances

  1. family: a social unit living together; "he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
  2. The household is "the basic residential unit in which economic production, consumption, inheritance, child rearing, and shelter are organized and carried out"; [the household] "may or may not be synonymous with family".
  3. Collectively, all the persons who live in a given house; a family including attendants, servants etc.; a domestic or family establishment; Belonging to the same house and family; Of anything found in or having its origin in a home
  4. (households) The people living together in a house collectively.
  5. (Households) 1995 Amadon and Associates, Inc./DataCore Partners estimation.
  6. (Households) Socioeconomic units consisting of individuals who live in common dwelling units.^3
  7. (Households) the most basic social unit which consistently can be identified with archaeological evidence. Patterned material remains such as the foundation for a dwelling and the features and artifacts of activity areas reveal the centers of household life. ...
  8. The core measure of circulation for a cable TV system. Typically, cable companies collect a monthly subscription fee from each household served. In addition to detached homes, apartment units are usually counted as individual households.
  9. Two adults with/without children younger than 19 living in the same household desiring full facility privileges.
  10. All of the people who occupy a housing unit. A housing unit is a house, an apartment, a mobile home, a group of rooms, or a single room occupied as separate living quarters. ...
  11. or domestic waste - Solid waste, composed of garbage and rubbish, which normally originates from residential, private households, or apartment buildings. Domestic waste may contain a significant amount of toxic or hazardous waste from improperly discarded pesticides, paints, batteries, and cleaners.
  12. A person or group of persons who occupy a dwelling unit constitutes a household. The concept is used extensively in the Census but annual estimates and projections of households are also produced by BC Stats Population Section. See The Census Dictionary for more detail.
  13. All residents of the pre-disaster residence who request temporary housing assistance, plus any additions during the temporary housing period, such as infants, spouses, or part-time residents who were not present at the time of the disaster but who are expected to return during the temporary ...
  14. a group of persons whose usual place of residence is a specific housing unit. These persons may or may not be related to each other. The total of all U.S. households represents the total civilian, non-institutionalized population. This category does not include group quarters (i.e. ...
  15. A food stamp household is composed of all those who purchase food and prepare meals in common. All related co-residents must apply as a single food stamp household, no matter how they purchase and prepare food — except for elderly persons who are medically certified as unable to purchase and ...
  16. (Haushalt) is the economic unit based on sexual relationship between husband and wife, and the biological relationship between parents and children" (SC, House Community).
  17. A household consisted of all persons who occupied a housing unit. The unit must have been intended for year-round use, not seasonal or migratory use.
  18. People living in a single residence regardless of relationship.
  19. a domestic residential group whose members live together in intimate contact, rear children, share the proceeds of labor and other resources held in common, and in general cooperate on a day-to-day basis.
  20. All of the people who live under one roof and who make joint financial decisions or are subject to others making decisions for them.
  21. A person or a group of people occupying one dwelling unit is defined as a household. The number of households will, therefore, be equal to the number of occupied dwellings.
  22. One or more persons who usually reside in the same dwelling who make common provision for food and other essentials for living.
  23. A family, an individual, or a group of up to nine unrelated persons occupying the same housing unit. "Occupy" means that the housing unit is the person's usual or permanent place of residence.
  24. A nuclear unit of parents and children, and sometimes servants.
  25. The European Environment Agency has referred to this term as including all the people who occupy a housing unit. ...